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What's On Guide


As well as the four festivals the charity now hosts every year, it also manages and runs a year-round programme of events at its dedicated live music and performing arts venue, The Vault Arts Centre, which is a social enterprise project that supports the work of charity.

4
Nov

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Hilsley Guitars Showcase

Guitar builder Kenny Hilsley presents a night of guitar making and music. Experience an insight into how his guitars are made including timber selection, body styles and construction techniques. Take this chance to pick up a Hilsley guitar and then enjoy a short concert, featuring Hilsley guitars.

Doors: 7:30pm
Tickets: £7.00

5
Nov

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Jeanice Lee + TORRS

A unique blend of modern, melodic, guitar-fuelled heavy rock with wide-ranging influences from classic rock to old school heavy metal. Fronted by Jeanice’s deep and emotive vocals, we tell stories with powerful melodies.

Doors: 7:00pm
Tickets: £7.00

11
Nov

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Janice Burns & Jon Doran + Support(tbc)

Janice Burns & Jon Doran are an Anglo-Scottish duo who came together after discovering a shared love of traditional music. They find their songs in archives that span the depths of our history – songs that tell vivid stories about the nature of life and our place in the world.

Doors: 7:00pm
Tickets: £6.00

18
Nov

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Folk Club

Join local and visiting musicians for a traditional Scottish and Irish tune/song session. Musician's very welcome and/or just come along and enjoy the music, atmosphere and the craic'.

Doors: 7:00pm
FREE EVENT

21
Nov

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

World Cup 2022 - England vs Iran

LIVE * coverage of England's opening match at this year's World Cup in Qatar. Kick off at 1pm. FREE entry. Licensed bar.

Doors: 12:30pm
FREE EVENT

21
Nov

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

World Cup 2022 - USA vs Wales

LIVE * coverage of Wales' opening match against the USA at this year's World Cup in Qatar. Kick off at 7pm GMT. FREE entry. Licensed bar.

Doors: 6:00pm
FREE EVENT

25
Nov

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

World Cup 2022 - England vs USA

LIVE * coverage of England's second match at this year's World Cup in Qatar. Kick off 7pm. Free entry. Licensed bar.

Doors: 6:00pm
FREE EVENT

29
Nov

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

World Cup 2022 - Wales vs England

LIVE* coverage of Wales and England's third game at this year's World Cup in Qatar. Kick off 7pm. Free entry. Licensed bar.

Doors: 6:00pm
FREE EVENT

Trad Music Trust

The 9th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival takes place over the 7th-9th July 2023 and, after an incredible year in 2022, will continue the festival's tradition of bringing the absolute best in traditional Scottish, Irish and World music and dance to perform in Galloway. Stay tuned throughout the year for programme announcements, or grab an Early Bird Weekend Pass - on sale now - and secure your seats now for 2023!

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